Iryna Tsilyk is a Ukrainian filmmaker, writer and screenwriter. She is the director of the feature-length documentary The Earth Is Blue as an Orange, which won the Directing Award: World Cinema Documentary at Sundance Film Festival 2020, as well as two dozen other awards. The film has been also officially selected for the Berlinale, IDFA, MoMA Doc Fortnight, CPH:DOX, Hot Docs and more than 70 other international film festivals.
Tsilyk has directed several short documentary and fiction films. At the moment she is working on a feature-length fiction film Rock. Scissors. Grenade, based on a book by the Ukrainian writer Artem Chekh. Moreover, Tsilyk is the author of eight books published in Ukraine (poetry, prose, children’s books).